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InsidelOut CLT: Day of the Dead Festival

November 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

InsidelOut CLT: Day of the Dead Festival

Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

University Shoppes at the Lake
8929 J M Keynes Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28262

Free admission

On Sunday, October 29 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Inside|Out Charlotte will have a Day of the Dead event at the Shoppes at University Place. This event pays homage to the historically rich Mexican holiday “El Dia De Los Muertos,” (Day of the Dead) which has been celebrated throughout the country for generations. The festival will include educational activities and booths to teach about the history and traditional “Day of the Dead” festivities and will also be a great cultural experience filled with arts & crafts, music and performances.

  • Traditional Mexican Music with the Mariachi Los Caporales
  • Informational Booth Demonstrating the History and Traditions of Mexico
  • Face Painting with Nelson Morales, Catherine and Maia ‐ A face painting station will be onsite for the duration of the event.
  • Paper Flowers Booth with Julio Gonzales ‐ This station will teach people the art of making paper flowers, a traditional decoration for the Day of the Dead.
  • Step By Step with Inside|Out CLT Artist Sloane Siobhan ‐ Experience guided painting with Sloane Siobhan and take home your creation!
  • BYOP – Bring Your Own Pumpkin with Georgie Nakima ‐ Participants will paint their pumpkins with fun and spooky designs to take home.
  • Mask Making Workshop with Artist Cathay Dawkins ‐ Students will create a day of the dead skull mask, using an array of medium including; paint, glue, markers, glitter,  and buttons, and more 

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University Shoppes at the Lake
8929 J M Keynes Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28262 United States